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1, Cornwell

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornwell, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9417 / 51°56'30"N

Longitude: -1.6076 / 1°36'27"W

OS Eastings: 427069

OS Northings: 227094

OS Grid: SP270270

Mapcode National: GBR 5RC.8C4

Mapcode Global: VHBZ7.2GZB

Plus Code: 9C3WW9RR+MX

Entry Name: 1, Cornwell

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253977

Location: Cornwell, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Cornwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Compton, Chastleton, Cornwell, Little Rollright and Salford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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13/84 No.1


House. Probably C16 or earlier with later additions and alterations including
renovations of c.1939 by Clough Williams Ellis for Mrs. Anthony Gillson of
Cornwell Manor (q.v.). Uncoursed ironstone and limestone rubble; straw thatch
and stone slate roofs, thatch being renewed at time of resurvey (September
1987). Present H-plan comprises central hall range with cross passage in angle
with slightly projecting gabled range to right; similar slightly projecting
range to left is probably later. 2 storeys. Left gable has small C19 casement on
first floor and C20 glazed door beneath. C19 paired casement to centre on ground
floor of hall range and 2-light cavetto-moulded mullion window with leaded
latticed lights directly below eaves to left of chamfered pointed doorway with
hoodmould to far right. This is possibly C14, apparently in situ, and has
opposing infilled doorway to rear. Right gable has C20 leaded latticed casement
on each floor. Axial rubblestone ridge stack and small rubblestone ridge stack
to left and right of hall range respectively, by Clough Williams Ellis. Lean-to
with horseshoe arch partly cutting into right gable has stepped lateral stack,
probably also by Clough Williams Ellis. C19 casements and sashes to rear.
Interior. Inspection not possible at time of resurvey but likely to be of
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p557)

Listing NGR: SP2706927094

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